Ben Hanson

Ben Hanson

Ben Hanson is an insightful InfoSec and cybersecurity leader with a diverse background in information security, identity, infrastructure and cloud, governance, risk management, strategy, and regulatory frameworks. He has extensive international working experience, having led high-profile security, IAM, and business transformation projects on every continent. As the leader of the security group at Intellinet, he has an unwavering commitment to strategic, sustainable, and secure business transformation.

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Security Principle #3 - Cut Roots, Not Branches

In earlier posts, we talked about the first two of Intellinet's security guiding principles - Principle #1: Security is a process, not a product and Principle #2: Risk-informed, data-driven decision making - now, we will take a closer look at Principle 3: Cut Roots, not Branches. To...
Security Principle #3 - Cut Roots, Not Branches
Topics: Security

Risk-Informed, Data-Driven Decision Making

Risk in the context of security is a discussion unto itself, and one that we will address in greater detail in a later post. For now, I simply want to address why it is one of the core principles in Intellinet’s approach to security. First, let me clarify what I mean when I say...
Risk-Informed, Data-Driven Decision Making
Topics: Security, Security

The Benefits of Azure's HITRUST CSF Certification to Healthcare

Fantastic news from Microsoft this week - Azure has achieved HITRUST CSF certification status. HITRUST is designed to roll-up various healthcare-specific privacy/data protection requirements into one framework. It is a superset of HIPAA/HITECH in that it also folds in bits and...
The Benefits of Azure's HITRUST CSF Certification to Healthcare
Topics: Security, Security, Digital

Security is a Process, Not a Product

Did you know that the most common type of security incident is the disclosure of sensitive or confidential information? It’s so prevalent, in fact, that it occurs at roughly twice the rate of security incidents caused by hackers, and three times the rate of security incidents...
Security is a Process, Not a Product
Topics: Security, Security, Digital, Security